Global trends in esophageal cancer.

  title={Global trends in esophageal cancer.},
  author={Gautam K. Malhotra and Ujwal R. Yanala and Advaitaa Ravipati and Matthew Follet and Manavalan Vijayakumar and Chandrakanth Are},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={115 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Esophageal Cancer (EC) is a lethal malignancy with poor prognosis and significant variations in the incidence, mortality, and histopathology based on geographic regions. The aim of this study was to quantitatively analyze these variations to identify patterns and areas for further research. METHODS We utilized the GLOBOCAN 2012, and Cancer Incidence in five Continents, Volume X (CI5X) database to analyze variations in EC incidence and mortality. RESULTS We found… CONTINUE READING
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